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Here comes Santa Claus: Youth, family Christmas celebrations slated for December
Fri, Dec 2nd 2016 05:30 pm
Children and families will have the chance to celebrate Christmastime by joining in a variety of family-friendly activities planned in December.
Celebration of art: Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara members share their creative works
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 09:45 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara and the Niagara County Chapter of the New York State Council on the Arts hosted an art exhibition and reception on Nov. 16, which featured works created by individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities through the agency's fine arts program.
Pappas recognizes Unyts, promotes community call to action
Fri, Nov 18th 2016 03:55 pm
Unyts Relationship Development Manager Karen Sorrentino was presented a proclamation at North Tonawanda's Nov. 1 Common Council meeting.
Niagara BOCES inducts students into National Technical Honor Society
Fri, Nov 11th 2016 11:10 am
Students from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society for maintaining an 89.5 percent average in their career and technical education programs and an 84.5 percent average at their high schools.
Wheatfield Blades 16U AA wins gold in Lake Placid
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Blades 16U AA team went 4-0-1 and defeated the Guelph Jr. Gryphons in the gold medal game on Oct. 30 to win the CAN-AM Challenge Cup in Lake Placid.
'Kales Court' dedication
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:40 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, Superintendent of Schools Greg Woytila and Drake Elementary Principle Katie Smith gathered Oct. 21 for the dedication of a new basketball court and playground at Drake Elementary School in North Tonawanda.
Empower receives grant from the Elks
Mon, Oct 31st 2016 05:55 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, received a $3,500 grant from the New York State Elks Association to expand programming in Lewiston.
Community comes together in preparation for Niagara Electric Lights Parade
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 10:10 am
The holiday season is right around the corner, which means the Niagara Electric Lights Parade will soon be kicking off local celebrations.
Lions hold meat raffle
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 04:25 pm
The Wheatfield Lion's Club is holding its first meat raffle. The event will take place Saturday, Nov. 5, at the American Legion Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road in Wheatfield.
Town of Niagara Town Board welcomes four new police officers
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 03:15 pm
Four part-time officers were hired, pending civil service approval, at Tuesday's Town of Niagara Board meeting.
Burlington opens new location on Military Road
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:55 pm
Burlington Stores, a national off-price retailer, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new, 41,737-square-foot store in the Town of Niagara on Friday, Sept. 30.
Town of Niagara awards volunteers for help with summer endeavors
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:40 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board presented summer volunteers with awards at Tuesday night's board meeting at Town Hall.
'Kidz 'N' Kites' takes off in Veterans Memorial Community Park
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:35 am
The 19th annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" took place last Saturday in Veterans Memorial Community Park. Despite a rainy forecast, the event attracted roughly 1,300 people with approximately 500 youth included.
Retiree Appreciation Day held at Niagara Falls air base
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:20 am
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station held a Retiree Appreciation Day on Saturday.
High tea event supports NT business owner
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:25 pm
More than 80 people came together at Michael's Landing in North Tonawanda on Sunday to enjoy a high tea for Webster Street business owner Michele Krienbuhl.
NT 'Healing Field' honors those who have served, victims and first responders of 9/11
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 01:25 pm
To mark the 15th anniversary of the tragedy that shook the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001, hundreds of people paid their respects to victims and first responders, as well other servicemen and women, during North Tonawanda's first "Healing Field" event at Gratwick Riverside Park.
Pay it forward to veterans: Submasters, customers donate meals to military members
Fri, Sep 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Thomas Daniels, owner of Submasters at 105 Main St., North Tonawanda, is encouraging his customers to treat veterans to lunch through his annual "Pay It Forward to Veterans" program.
High tea event slated to thank generous entrepreneur
Fri, Sep 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Holly Rankie, owner of Hip Gypsy on North Tonawanda's Webster Street, is getting ready to throw her friend and fellow-business owner Michele Krienbuhl a tea party to say "thank you" for her contributions to helping those affected by cancer.
DeGraff memorial hospital to upgrade, expand emergency department
Thu, Aug 25th 2016 12:15 pm
Kaleida Health has announced plans to modernize and double the size of DeGraff Memorial Hospital's emergency department (ED).
KC-135 simulator facility unveiled
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:30 pm
Elected officials and civic leaders gathered Tuesday morning at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to cut the ribbon for a new KC-135 flight simulator facility.
This snake has wings: Local vets bring Cobra helicopter, shot down in Vietnam, to Tonawanda
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 05:15 pm
A group of area Vietnam veterans plan to bring a workhorse combat helicopter -one that was actually shot down in combat in Vietnam - to Tonawanda, with a groundbreaking and dedication ceremony Wednesday morning.
'American Graffiti Classic Car Show' draws hundreds
Fri, Aug 12th 2016 11:20 am
Mike DiFilippo stands beside his 1959 Cadillac convertible, which won first place in the 1950-59 category at the 2016 "American Graffiti Classic Car Show" held Aug. 8 at the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park.
PHOTOS: Hydroplanes soar at Thunder on the Niagara
Mon, Aug 8th 2016 03:15 pm
Crowds gathered at North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park this past weekend to check out the hydroplane races on Niagara River during the 11th annual Thunder on the Niagara.
Wegmans introduces new kids carnival event
Fri, Aug 5th 2016 09:55 am
Wegmans, in the Town of Niagara, will present its first kids carnival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, offering a family-friendly event to the community. Additionally, funds raised will benefit the United Way of Greater Niagara.
Town of Niagara: Master developer sought for former U.S. Army Reserve site
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 10:15 am
The Town of Niagara is looking for a master developer to operate and maintain the former Niagara Falls United States Army Reserve site at 9400 Porter Road.
'Steve Vai - 25th Anniversary World Tour' headed to Riviera Theatre
Wed, Jul 20th 2016 11:40 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes "Steve Vai - 25th Anniversary World Tour" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
Program aims to help students stay in school, graduate
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 04:50 pm
All across Western New York, high school graduates can learn to succeed in college in a new way through the College Simulation Experience.
'Pride in the Park' draws hundreds
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:00 pm
Shown is an aerial shot at Veterans Memorial Community Park during "Pride in the Park." (Photo by K&D Action Photo and Aerial Imaging)
Museum holds grand-opening for new building, exhibits
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
The Das Haus, Einhaus, und Der Stall German Heritage Museum in Bergholz held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony June 4 for its reconstructed 1840s-era einhaus (house and barn combination).
Gary Tucker, Gary Hall, Teresa Torre honored by HANCI at annual awards luncheon
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 10:30 am
The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. presented six awards during its annual meeting and luncheon June 15 at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Music Mania Monday begins with successful turnout
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
The Town of Niagara kicked off its Music Mania Monday concert series Monday at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
'Deposits for Food' makes latest donation to area soup kitchens
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:35 pm
Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees (left) presents a check to Community Missions Associate Director Joe Sbarbati, while Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry Executive Director Sister Beth Brosmer receives a check from Modern Corporation Vice President of Community Relations Fran Giles.
Wheatfield fishing derby set for June 18
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:05 am
The Town of Wheatfield Fishing Derby will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 18, at the Fairmount Park pond.
Seniors get active at 16th annual Niagara County Senior Walk
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 04:10 pm
Roughly 350 seniors from across Niagara County took part in the 16th annual Niagara County Senior Walk in the Park Thursday at Veterans Memorial Community Park in the Town of Niagara. The free event offered seniors, 55 and up, a choice of four walking courses, each of them a different distance.
Security, law enforcement students recognized for leadership
Fri, May 27th 2016 10:10 am
Two students in the Security and Law Enforcement Program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center were recently recognized as youth leaders in the community.
Wheatfield: Town OKs stay on ground-mounted solar panels, solar farms
Fri, May 20th 2016 03:55 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board voted to approve a six-month moratorium Monday on the installation of ground-mounted solar panels and solar farms in the town.
Look twice: Jastrzemski makes motorcycle safety a priority
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
As roughly 30 representatives of area motorcycle clubs riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles surrounded his podium, Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski vowed Friday to bolster motorcycle safety outreach at Niagara County's three Department of Motor Vehicles sites.
Finger Food Products to expand in Niagara County
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:20 pm
Finger Food Products Inc., a family-owned business, is embarking on a multimillion-dollar relocation and expansion in the Town of Wheatfield. The company held its ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday at its new location in the Vantage International Point industrial park.
Town of Niagara Farmers market to debut Mother's Day
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:45 pm
Looking to wind down your weekends with a new Sunday tradition? On Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, the Town of Niagara will launch its first farmers market at Veterans Memorial Community Park.